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11-13-21, 01:10 PM
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Posted By reluctantsuburb

Final (for now) update here. After playing my own...

Final (for now) update here. After playing my own frame doesn't fit swap around game, I've landed on this iteration of the Trek 510. Currently sporting 700x35s. I'm still playing around with the...
11-01-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,565
Posted By reluctantsuburb

That seems very sensible...I've been (over)...

That seems very sensible...I've been (over) relying on a friend to help me build these up and haven't wanted to put him out but maybe the Trek would be a good place to give it a shot
10-18-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 675,122
Posted By reluctantsuburb

My attempts to swap didn't quite pan out so...

My attempts to swap didn't quite pan out so figured I'd start with a fresh post.

I am looking for an 80s steel sport tourer to build up as a rando style bike, perhaps converting to 650b. I picked...
10-17-21, 04:19 PM
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Views: 675,122
Posted By reluctantsuburb

I think I successfully sent a PM, let me know if...

I think I successfully sent a PM, let me know if it didn't go through
10-13-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,565
Posted By reluctantsuburb

For trail, yes, that makes sense. I don't know...

For trail, yes, that makes sense. I don't know that I've seen anything in the Dallas market that's a true rando frame, though that may just be a case of my ignorance! I think if I were to really fall...
10-10-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,565
Posted By reluctantsuburb

The originals are 27" but my wife's bike has 700c...

The originals are 27" but my wife's bike has 700c wheels, so I can temporarily steal to try fit out :)
Thanks!
10-10-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,565
Posted By reluctantsuburb

After my initial ride, I totally agree! Open to...

After my initial ride, I totally agree! Open to specific recommendations if you have any.

For now I'm glad to know there are others who have done successful 650b conversions if I decide to go that...
04-29-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,938
Posted By reluctantsuburb

Thanks Oliver! I appreciate your support...

Thanks Oliver! I appreciate your support throughout!

The stem and bars are both from Sunlite. I knew I wanted to be upright but didn't want to drop any serious money since I thought this might be...
04-27-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 144,590
Posted By reluctantsuburb

More details on the build process here...

More details on the build process here (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1197437-building-up-my-schwinn-cimarron-3.html), but I finally have my Cimarron up and running, thanks in no small...
04-27-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,938
Posted By reluctantsuburb

Hey all, Well, I had a bit of Bike Forums...

Hey all,

Well, I had a bit of Bike Forums blessing. A member and I ended up connecting on here after realizing we lived only a few miles apart, and he was kind enough to significantly help with...
04-23-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,938
Posted By reluctantsuburb

Well the end (of the first iteration) is almost...

Well the end (of the first iteration) is almost here. I got most of the parts on the bike. Tomorrow I'm meeting up with someone (at a safe distance, etc.) so I can make sure everything is good to go...
04-16-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,938
Posted By reluctantsuburb

Huh, it still shows on my end. Any luck now? ...

Huh, it still shows on my end. Any luck now?
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04-04-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 144,590
Posted By reluctantsuburb

Haha that's one heck of a story. Very cool--glad...

Haha that's one heck of a story. Very cool--glad you got one!
04-04-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 144,590
Posted By reluctantsuburb

Roger that. Thanks for the reply. I ended up...

Roger that. Thanks for the reply. I ended up getting the frame, bottom bracket, and headset today for $110. It's rainy outside, I'll try to grab some pics when there's better light!
04-03-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 258,055
Posted By reluctantsuburb

Haha, fair enough! And will do

Haha, fair enough! And will do
04-01-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 144,590
Posted By reluctantsuburb

Thanks for the encouragement for patience...It is...

Thanks for the encouragement for patience...It is wearing thin, but I know it's good advice.

So far, I've seen a Kobe Cobra...
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